Competitor information

We look forward to welcome swimmers and team officials to the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup Eindhoven 2017 presented by EIFFEL. We hope to make this tournament as comfortable and enjoyable as we can for you all. We have taken great care in selecting an appropriate accommodation and we realize that an optimal transport service is key in your preparations.

Van Der Valk Hotel Eindhoven ****

The organising committee will organise the accommodation for all participating athletes and team officials as per FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup rules & regulations.

The Official Team hotel for the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup in Eindhoven, will be the Van der Valk Hotel (4-star) located at a 5 minute drive from the competition venue.

The hotel is situated in the lush surroundings of the Genneper Park. Eindhoven Airport is 10 minutes from the Van Der Valk Hotel by car and the hotel is directly off the A2/A67 highway.

Located at a 5 minute drive from Eindhoven’s city centre, this hotel offers free parking & free WiFi and an extensive sports centre including an indoor pool and fitness facilities.

The rooms have a modern design and most have large windows opening to a balcony or patio. Some rooms have a spacious seating area and private spa/bath facilities.

  • Distance from Berlin: 6 hours by bus
  • Distance from airport: 10 minutes by car
  • Distance from train station: 15 minutes by car
  • Distance to venue: 5 minutes by shuttle service

Room rates

  • Single: 175 EURO (full board) per night /per room*
  • Double: 298 EURO (full board) per night /per room*

*Excluding city tax 3,50 per person per night

Special offer

For athletes travelling from Berlin to Eindhoven, the costs for the first night at the Van Der Valk Hotel will be covered by the LOC. The rate for F&B on the first day will be charged at €50,-.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant Het Buffet is the Live Cooking Buffet Restaurant of the hotel. In this open kitchen chefs prepare, à la minute, a variety of delicious fresh fish and meat dishes.

Choose from the luxurious and unlimited buffet which consists of small appetizers, soups, a choice of different breads, delicious fresh salads, a chicken grill, a ‘snack wall’, various warm dishes and a dessert buffet. The dishes are all seasonal.

Local transportation

The organizing committee will welcome all members of the participating National Federations at the Eindhoven International Airport at the Welcome desk, providing transportation services between the Airport, the Official Team hotel and the Competition Venue.

Transportation schedules will be provided upon arrival and are part of the detailed Information Pack.

The organizing committee will facilitate Airport Welcome and Transportation services upon receipt of the Travel Information Form by no later than August, 7, 2017.


Eindhoven Airport – van der Valk Hotel (20 min)

There will be a bus or mini-van available for transport from the airport to the Hotel. Please inform the organisation of your arrival details (

Travelling from Berlin to Eindhoven

For teams or individual swimmers competing in Berlin we will arrange transport to Eindhoven by bus on August 8. The Organising Committee will offer this direct transport for €50,-. Please send an email to if you want to make use of this offer.

Training and competition

Van der Valk Hotel – Pool (4 min)

The pool is at walking distance from the Van der Valk Hotel (1.000m). There is a shuttle service from the hotel to the pool and back at a frequency of at least 3 times an hour. It is available from half an hour before the first training/warm-up, until the last athlete has left the competition venue.

Taxi service

If you prefer to take a cab, you can make a reservation at: or +31 40 255 5506.


If you have provided your travel details the transport information desk will provide your departure details the day before departure.


Should you have any questions or queries regarding the information provided in this document please feel free to contact the Eindhoven Organising Committee:

Feico van Mierlo (team services)
Valschermkade 30, 1059 CD, Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Telephone: +31 20 570 9060